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I think I have a uti? Sharp side and lower back pain on the right side?

I think I have a uti? Sharp side and lower back pain on the right side?

UTI: Back pain has many causes. Pyelonephritis is a significant infection, usually causing fever, chills and muscle aches in addition to pain over the involved kidney. I would recommentd you see a physician and have a urinalysis and urine culture. It is also possible that you have a kidney stone. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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Really bad sharp lower back pain and pain in my sides now what could it be?

Really bad sharp lower back pain and pain in my sides now what could it be?

Muscle spasms: It all depends on how it started, what caused it and other pain descriptions including location, quality and duration among other things. Visit your doctor for an evaluation. If the pain is local then it is most likely muscle related, particularly if dealing with an acute pain and there is a history of recent exercises or strenuous activities. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

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29 yr old female sharp lower back pain on the left side comes suddenly and then goes away specially when i stoop down to pick up something?

29 yr old female sharp lower back pain on the left side comes suddenly and then goes away specially when i stoop down to pick up something?

Sciatica: It's possible that you have a disc in your spine that's pinching a nerve, also known as sciatica. It;s also possible that this could be a muscle strain. An examination from a sports medicine doctor, physical medicine and rehab doctor or orthopedist can figure it out and start you out with physical therapy if anti-inflammatory medication, rest and massage have not been helpful. An MRI may be needed. ...Read more

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Today, I had this sharp lower back pain that was sudden, couldn't move, or breathe easily. Now have left side pain, that is sudden, and nausea. Help?

Today, I had this sharp lower back pain that was sudden, couldn't move, or breathe easily. Now have left side pain, that is sudden, and nausea. Help?

See your doctor.: There are many potential reasons for this type of pain, but it is impossible to sort out by just a text message. If this pain has persisted, then you need a visit to the doctor in order to take a complete history and do a physical exam. From there, the doctor can do possible tests, such as blood tests or x-rays, to help narrow down the cause of the problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sharp inconsistent pains on the right side near the ovaries and lower back. Pain came out of nowhere and started today its been 4 hours. Help?

Sharp inconsistent  pains on  the right side near the ovaries and lower back. Pain came out of nowhere and started today its been 4 hours. Help?

Get it checked: You have pain in lower abdomen and lower back and has been there for 4 hours I sugest you get it checked by your doctor asap or go to ER We do not have enough information to tell you waht it might be ...Read more

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I've been experiencing lower back pain for almost 3 weeks & i also get sharp pain on the side of my back in the middle & sometimes it hurts to move??

I've been experiencing lower back pain for almost 3 weeks & i also get sharp pain on the side of my back in the middle & sometimes it hurts to move??

Rest, heat, medicine: Back mechanical problems can cause this. These are sprain , strain, etc. Rest , heat application, or alternate heat and ice will help. You can also use Ibuprofen, naproxen for pain and inflammation. Once the pain is gone, regular exercises to keep back muscles in shape can reduce the frequency of the problem. Use your legs and don't bend down if you have to lift or pick upanything ...Read more

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I do gym but dont know i have severe sharp pain in left side of my lower back.Pain increases while sitting but not in walking and laying.

Treat muscle sprain: It seems like you have sprained muscle in your left lower back. Apply heat there. Some people report better results with ice than heat. You can use both or either one. Use anti inflammatory drugs like Advil or Aleve (naproxen). Also rest is very important, Avoid bending and lifting. Also avoid exercises that cause pain in that area. If not better in couple of weeks,then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Constant, sharp and throbbing lower back pain. Left side.

Constant, sharp and throbbing lower back pain. Left side.

Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. See your dentist for tooth pain. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more